Entrepreneurship

The 9 Business Models That Didn’t Work and The One That Did (Part 2) – Women in Business Article

As a reminder, this is part 2, so make sure you listen to last week’s episode first! We covered the first five business models I used when I started Classy Career Girl, including banner advertising, sponsored blog posts and social media posts, ebooks, speaking, and online courses. Today we are covering five more business models that I tried. At the end, I am going to share the one I really love and could talk about forever because I love it…

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PMP Certification and How It Can Give You The Edge Over Other Competitors – Business Article

Along with accessibility, availability, and advancements in technology, project management has become a growing career in the field of business. After all, the successful planning and executing of projects require the experience, skill sets, and knowledge of certified project management professionals. Also, companies that hire project managers who are PMP certification holders can more likely attain their goals within the allotted time and budget. To have a better understanding of the PMP certification and how it can give you an…

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How We Plan and Create Content at Classy Career Girl (Part 1) – Women in Business Article

I started by asking you all what you were struggling with, and many of you said you really struggle with consistently creating valuable content. So, I created this blog post with all the tips and tricks I have learned over the last 10 years of creating content just about every day. It isn’t easy, but it is doable! Here is what works for me, I know some of these tips will work for you, too. Coming Up With New Ideas…

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Prices Are Stories | The Story of Telling – Business Article

The difference between an $800 pair of Jimmy Choo sandals and those you can buy in Target for $20, isn’t only the quality of the materials. The prices we pay or charge are not just stories about value. They are stories about intentions and expectations—not just on the part of the customer, but also on the vendor. Customers make assumptions about what they’re buying based on what they pay, and sellers make assumptions about the kind of customers they will…

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The 8 Business Models That Didn’t Work and The One That Did (Part 1) – Women in Business Article

I’ve been in business for 9 years! WOW! And of the things that is really important to me as that I can adapt and change. I’ve changed. I’m not the same person as I was when I started. The digital world is not the same as when I started. You have to adapt if you want to succeed. Adapt to outside things we have no control over. And adapt to who we are the people we are and how we…

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The gentle art of giving up – Business Article

By Mark Schaefer I recently saw a post from a friend proclaiming that his business was failing but that he would “never, ever give up.” That makes a good sound bite and wonderful rallying cry for a movie script, but a lousy approach to business. Of course it is OK to give up. Let’s discuss that today. The Drucker approach to giving up When I was in grad school, I had the chance to sit with Peter Drucker for an…

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Eric Schmidt — Lessons from a Trillion-Dollar Coach (#367) – Business Article

“You can systematize innovation even if you can’t completely predict it.” — Eric Schmidt Eric Schmidt (@ericschmidt) is Technical Advisor and Board Member to Alphabet Inc., where he advises its leaders on technology, business and policy issues. Eric joined Google in 2001 and helped grow the company from a Silicon Valley startup to a global leader in technology. He served as Google’s Chief Executive Officer from 2001-2011, and Executive Chairman 2011-2018, alongside founders Sergey Brin and Larry Page. Eric serves…

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Why Now is a Great Time to Start a Business and How To Start – Women in Business Article

Now is a great time to start a business! Today, I want to cover why it is a great time to start a business and then how to actually do it.  There are two big trends happening right now: 1)You can have a global impact. I live in San Diego and my first sale came from a woman in The United Kingdom. I have women from all over the world on my lives and in my membership sites. I’ve raised…

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Why You Should Be WBENC Certified – Women in Business Article

Certification and membership in the The Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) is a ‘must have’ for women business owners.  Being WBENC certified is a guarantee that your business is woman-owned, which helps to gain competitive advantage with those looking for supplier diversity.  Plus, you can reap additional benefits by taking your certification one step further. In this video I discuss the importance of being a certified member of WBENC and how to use your certification to your company’s advantage.    Benefits…

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Meaning At Work | The Story of Telling – Business Article

There is an element of the mundane in every job. Consider the cabin crew who work on long-haul flights. The majority of their work is the repetitive, and strenuous task of wheeling trolleys full of food and drink down narrow aircraft aisles while repeating the same script, ‘chicken or beef’, to the three hundred passengers on board. Many people who choose these roles do so because they tell themselves a story about travel perks and seeing the world. It’s unlikely…

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There’s Something You Should Know Before Becoming an Entrepreneur by @Lilyalexblog – Women in Business Article

by Bianca Oliva | Featured Contributor  Entrepreneurship is a loaded word. Some make it look easy; flaunting successful businesses, nice cars, and drool-worthy Snapchat stories. Success doesn’t just happen. It takes hard work, never ending hours, and a lot of preparation. But there’s a few things you need to know before embarking on the journey… You don’t need to be a jack-of-all-trades There’s a common misconception about being an entrepreneur; you have to know and do everything. I’m sure its…

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There Are More Niche Markets Than Ever, and That’s a Great Opportunity for Your Business – Business Article

If you follow politics, you’ve probably seen a discussion of the “Balkanization of America,” and it’s usually cast in negative tones. The idea is that—similar to Eastern Europe’s Balkans—American society is carving itself into small pieces that can sometimes be hostile to one another. Weighing in on that debate is above my pay grade, but for business owners, operating in a society that is made up of a wide range of interest groups, social groups, language groups, and more can…

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4 Secrets You Must Know to Never Fail as an Entrepreneur – Business Article

There are various reasons entrepreneurs fail, and avoiding failure as an entrepreneur can be difficult in this economy. However, there are several steps you can take to mitigate your risks and lower your chances of experiencing a business failure.  While there are varying reasons entrepreneurs fail, the most common reason they don’t succeed is that they move too quickly. Don’t rush through the process in anticipation of what’s to come. Take your time. Acting swiftly is not always optimal, especially…

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Golden Coil Founder Interview: The Importance of Goal Setting & Flexibility in Business – Wonen in Business Article

Anna Runyan Anna is the founder of Classy Career Girl, named by Forbes as one of the top 35 most influential career sites of 2014. She helps millions of women design and launch their dream careers, businesses and lives through her website, online courses and social media channels. This is only a snippet of a Women in Business Article written by Anna Runyan Read Full Article

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Facebook Jumpstart 101: How to Get Started With Facebook in 2019 – Women in Business Article

Recently, we asked our audience where they struggle the most with Facebook. Here are some of the responses: I feel like I don’t have anything to talk about that someone wants to hear. I want to get out of my own head and just do the darn things.(FB Lives) I’m not used to promoting myself, and I need to do it… everywhere. I have a fear of putting something rock solid out there because then… It’s really OUT there. Haha.…

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3 Steps To Successfully Reach Your 90-Day Goals – Women in Business Article

We just finished our 2019 planning challenge here at CCG. It is incredible to see the clarity and relief that comes from doing the plan. For a long time, I had no idea what tasks I needed to do, and it kept me stuck! One of those things that I really, really wanted to do was create a physical planner. I always wanted to get it out in the world. But I didn’t know the tasks I needed to do…

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How to Create Your Instagram Plan For 2019 – Women in Business Article

Instagram is our #1 focus in 2019. We’ve been using it for almost four years now and each year we’ve devoted more and more time to it. In 2019, with the ability to get so much engagement from our audience on our Instagram stories, we’ve decided to make it our social media focus for the year. We’ve had a lot of success with Instagram, especially over the last few months and we wanted to share our tips with you to…

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How employable are you? – Pamela Slim – Women in Business Article

Last month, I had the great honor of keynoting the Geeky Summit, a gathering of women in technology in Calgary, Canada. The topic of my talk was making yourself continually employable by creating a powerful body of work. As I prepared for the keynote, then delivered it and had conversations with the participants afterwards, I thought about what it means to be highly, continually employable. At its core, continual employability means you would be a perennially desirable candidate in any work…

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How to set your 90 day targets – Business Article

In the past how have you gone with achieving goals you set for your business? If you are like most entrepreneurs, you’ve been so busy REACTING this year that you haven’t had time for ACHIEVING. October is here and now is a terrific time to set the goals that you want to achieve over the next 90 days, so that you can finish 2017 strong. I want to invite you to do a 90-day-targets planning exercise with me. Simply watch…

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SUKONNA Opening Soon in Nepal – SUKONNA – Women in Business Article

SUKONNA, as the word suggests as perfect women, is working to empower the women worldwide into the self-dependent perfect women. It is basically a platform for women started in Bangladesh, getting ahead to extend the community all over the world and make a common platform for all women where they can learn, share and connect with each other. Laxmi GautamCountry Manager, SUKONNA Nepal SUKONNA aims to provide opportunities, entrepreneurship and provide support, fund, and mentorship regarding them. It is also working to…

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